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. >> thank you, steve. >>> for the first time apple is announcing how many iphones it sold in china. more than two million iphone fives sold in the first three days the devices were available in china. apple says that is the best debut for any iphone in china. >>> cisco selling off another piece of its consumer unit. the san jose based company has hired barclays to sell its router unit. last year cisco got rid of the flip camera business as well. they plan to focus on the software and technology business instead. >>> 6:21. there is an indiana jones mystery. who addressed a package to the movie character and why it may have been sent. >>> and is it the beginning of the end of the holiday tradition in pacifica? why fire works might be banned. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. early next year san francisco will start testing new street light technology. the city is partnering with eight separate companies that will show how well their different low energy systems work. all the lights can be made brighter or dimmer through remote wi-fi controls that will be tested in downto
nouri al-maliki said the demonstrations were not acceptable. the government of china imposed tighter controls on internet usage today. now, china's 500 million web users will have to provide their real names when they register for internet service. and providers must delete any web content deemed illegal, and report it to authorities. leading writers and bloggers insisted it's a new way for china's communist leaders to censor their critics. >> ( translated ): since the internet came into china, the chinese government has been repeatedly imposing restrictive measures, such as shielding, blocking and banning. it has even spent billions of dollars to build a firewall against overseas sites. they just don't want to see any freedom of speech which is provided by the constitution because it will hurt their vested interest. >> holman: the new curbs come in the wake of a series of online discussions that have helped expose corruption scandals. russian president vladimir putin signed a bill into law today banning americans from adopting russian children. the move terminated more than 50 adopt
the new chain. burger king has similar joint ventures in russia, brazil, south africa and china. >> more than 14,000 dock workers on the east coast and the gulf are threatening to go on strike on sunday. brian takes a look at the impact it could have on the economy. >> they move everything from our clothes to toys and electronics through the ports and into the marketplace but a lot of the goods won't be making it to our stores in longshoreman at more than a dozen ports from main to texas go on strike. that's what could happen by sunday if a deal can't be reached between the major shipping companies and a union representing nearly 15,000 longshoremen. >> the impact would be great. obviously on the dollar value side. on the cargo handling side but also on the job side because again these sports are major economic generators. >> richard of the maryland port administrator and others say the economic damage from a strike would reach well beyond the docks. >> your mom and pop retailer to your farmer to the trucking company that has to pick up the container atmosphere the port. so not just at t
you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >> coming up my china on 'dine and dish' and we will have the best coverage of the new year's eve live... ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. >> jacqueline: the top story tonight is the rain fall. through san rafael, some light rain but it has been fairly dry. that does not allow the rain to really hit the ground with light to sprinkles over san francisco. and the north bay coast. but most of this rainfall will remain offshore. the core of this storm will be along the southern california but it will largely be off store. the futurecast showing that it will be pushing through by 8:00 perhaps that time that it could be a little bit later a more moderate rainfall through the north bay, oakland, hayward and the san mateo coast. midnight, it will taper off. however on saturday dry and monday should be drawing. eight wonders a chance of showers and a mainly to the north. try all the way till tuesday. >> and oaklandon three people we
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of alcohol and intoxication on the driver and the passengers. >> reporter: his mother come from china to help take care of his son. a strong, loving mother whom he and so many people loved. >> i would do anything to get her back. >> reporter: he says several witnesses helped them and he hopes they contact police. live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> chevron is moving 800 jobs from the bay area to houston, texas. it involve as quarter of the staff in headquarters. the jobs are scheduled to leave between now and 2015. chevron is california's largest corporation. >>> the state unemployment dropped. a report shows the rate fell to 9.8%. the report shows the labor force grew by 34,000 people in november. that number includes the employed and those looking for jobs. >>> president obama is spending the holidays in hawaii. they boarded air force one tonight to head to his home state. but not before president obama acknowledged that no deal has been made to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up, the president's message to congress today in hopes of avoiding tax hikes and spending cuts. >>> diff
and the afternoon highs will be in the mid-to-upper 50s, back to you desk. >>> overnight in asia, china shanghai composite was the big winner and put them in positive territory for the first time since mid-summer. traders returned to work from a three day celebration. >> they all finished down and closed for christmas and the last few days where the money worked out. it led stores to look to boost their bottom line. they will account for annual sales and some even 50% of their sales for the holidays. >>> they were forced to spend two nights in the cold and were happy at the moment they saw their rescuers. we will tell you how they made it out alive. >>> big plans are in the works for angel island, we will tell you how they attracted new visitors. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. that is not snow, it is sand. many people in australia are spending their time at the beach. it is around the 70s and it has not stopped people from coming out in their beachwear. >>> and some people came early to say some personal prayers, others came to light candles, one woman proud 17 members of
at an air base. >> china has the fastest train in the world, it will travel nearly 200 miles per hour. >> he was stolen from a street in new york city and now thanks to good samaritans the dog is back home. >> whoa! >>> there goes santa! look at that. >> this sad, an alabama fan, a hat, and tickets to the bcs title game. >> we're going to the game! ♪ >>> welcome to cbs this morning. we begin with this powerful storm system that caused a string of tornadoes that damaged buildings and knocked out hour in places like louisiana, mississippi, and alabama. it dropped heavy snow in parts of texas, oklahoma, and arkansas. >> it's blamed for three deaths and we'll check the forecast but we begin in hard hit mobile alabama where blake brown of our cbs affiliate is watching the tornado damage blake, good morning. >>> good morning this is the scene here in mobile, we have big trees down powerlines down, roof damage and it is just hours after the storm ripped through the city. >> volatile conditions as tornadoes toucheddown around mobile. >> i was screams and hollaring, and i
in connection with the crime are now facing murder charges. >> and in china today, preparations are underway for the unyou'll ice and snow -- ann usa ice and no festival. performars are getty ready for -- per mommers are getting ready. with more than two thnd2,000 sculptures. >>> meanwhile, u.s. declined this year to 2,095 deaths as of yesterday down to 404 last year. the defense department says 1,701 us troops have been killed in action in afghanistan. president obama announced this weekend he'll presented package to congress to make sure the shootings in newtown connecticut do not fade from public attention. >>> it certainly won't feel like that to me. this is something that -- that was the worst say of my presidency and it's not something that i want to see repeated. >> the president admits will be resistant, but for congressional leaders willing to make a change in gun laws, he says armed guards in schools will work. >> i am skeptical that the only answer is putting more guns in schools. and i think the vast majority of the american people are skeptical that that somehow is going to solv
deliveries. it is nice to see that they're doing good. >> let's talk about china. they passed a japan and we have a prediction--2030 is a new year that is out by independent study. they are continuing to grow and this research stated that russia will probably weigh but china will grow. they stated that american will remain the worldwide leader because we found ways to get oil. some of your money has to go to the international market. i like china as a long-term player. >> $50 million for a pepsi commercial. this is a smart mold for her.move for her. beys a big deal with them. they're all advertising rebel, a toyota and their advertising by using musicians. they are supporting the artist. >> the company that sells soda support-- >> on to bay area traffic. >> we start with a live look in the city on our roof top camera. this is on van ness ave. this is beautiful blue skies and there's no clouds in the sky. we will see a another day of gorgeous weather with a loss of sunshine and it will be a chilly start for us. by this afternoon it will be mild. some places may get close to 70 degrees. today
. >> china has been awful, but recently, some reorganization perhaps a bit better. >> thank you, robert he is on facebook or you can e- mail him if you have a question for him at rob breakingnews@kron.com black .com. >> fift-- black@black.com >>kimberlee: some dry conditions for tomorrow. the fog tracker is depicting a combination of cloud coverage. we can see this lasting for the morning hours. with more clearing as for temperatures? temperatures in the 40's. in the 50s, 45 degrees expected in napa. 49 and concord temperatures and the 60s, with the same in los gatos. and a san jose. for the and then valleys, low 60s in concord, 60s in livermore. 59 degrees in civil rafael, the new snowfall for the sierras. but for a san rafael, the mostly sunny skies for the weekend and week. locally, the fog and the clear skies. the same for friday, saturday, sunday, monday, the temperatures are going to warm up a little bit. but they will stay on the cooler side, low 60s. as for your ski report, new snowfall. sierra, tahoe, with a base of 59 in.! it was only a 30 in. base a couple of weeks ago. north st
.s. customs this week. federal officers seized nearly 36,000 rubber ducks. they were made in china. they are worth more than $18,000. the ducks, which are decorated for the holidays contain high levels of a chemical that may be unsafe for children. >>> and finally, the story about one mother who just couldn't quite make it to the hospital delivery room. bianna's paying close attention here. mercy medical center in cedar rapids, iowa, show a woman giving birth in the e.r. parking lot. that's sped up, by the way. the little girl was born in the front seat of the minivan. welcome to the world. back to you, dan. >> very cute. >> thank you, ron. >>> also this morning, lawyers on both sides of one of the most emotional issues in american life are getting ready for battle. that is because the supreme court just announced that it will tackle gay marriage. "nightline" anchor terry moran covers the court for abc news. terry, good morning to you. i wish you could clarify for us what's at stake here. is it possible, i think a lot of people are wondering, that the supreme court could legalize g
that manufacturing is continue to pick up in china, the world's second- largest economy. >> the games are fairly modest though as with about two weeks left until the end of the year, the gridlock in washington is also at forefront of investors' minds. the dow dropped 75 points, the nasdaq and s&p also closed lower. reports due in the next hour will keep an eye out for consumer prices and industrial production report. and businesses news making headlines this morning the parent company of discovery channel says it is buying stev12 tv networks in europe in a deal worth about 1.7 million >> will be right back with more on traffic and 5:09 is the time right now and there may still be a little jews destined blackberry. >> immigration and customs and force and says that will test the new >>-10 smart phones after phasing out older black bears in favor of i foams. >> the announcement has inject some life investors toward to the stock which had lost about 75% of its value in the last two years on evidence that the make or break >> tin line is gaining traction with are ibm's bread-and-butter customers. >>
to social programs like medicare. >>> a new report showing growth in china's manufacturing sector lifted most asian stocks. hong kong's hang seng gained .5%. tokyo's nikkei shed a fraction. >>> now, you might not know the name but you have seen the unique label that norman woodland developed with another engineer. woodland invented the bar code. now what it is, that rectangle found on about every product we buy in stores. they got a patent for their invention 60 years ago. but the technology to use the bar code was not developed until 1974. norman woodland was 91. let's send it back to you. >> hope he made a couple of bucks with that. >> i'm sure. >>> well, apparently new yorkers will soon be able to hail their taxis just using their phones, right? >> reporter: aha. and new york raising your arm in the middle of the street and yelling taxi! it may soon be passe. the new way to get a cab may be with a smartphone app that's being tested. a passenger would use the app to request a ride. and the first cab driver who responds to the call from his cell phone gets the ride. a similar program is
of the conference in due by. this group is worried that russia, china and other middle eastern countries will be pushing for tighter web restrictions. >>> nasa is expected to give an update on the mission to mars later today. this will be happening in san francisco at the annual fall meeting at the annual geo goes physical meeting -- geophysical meeting. they will be given the mars rover update. >>> nine minutes before 8:00, a new multi-million dollar sports complex could be coming to san rafael. more on deet is -- more on the decision the city council faces tonight. >>> and also the mayor of detroit is in san francisco. he's settling a bet. what he will be doing today more than a months after the giants win the world series. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> the fate of a multi-million dollar soccer complex in san rafael may be decide. after seve
client doesn't know where these bones came from. they could have come from china. we have to rely on what the diggers tell us. if you go to the government side they say we have pictures of him on the scene and his own documentation say they are from mongolia. on the customs thing he said his is a bunch of broken old bones and lizards i'm shipping from the great britain and worth $15,000. there's a credibility issue that will be examined at trial. >> bring some of that water for charlie and i back that you're drinking down there. >> certainly will. >> thank you. every year america's original dictionary addition out the word of the year. there's something different. mr. ram why did i switch to natural instincts? it's healthier, and the only one clinically proven. with aloe, vitamins, and no ammonia. my hair looks healthier than before i colored. i switched. you can too, to natural instincts. ♪ with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoske
from china. it's not clear where that assembly plant will be. that announcement comes as criticism is mounting. >>> well, clorox corporation has a deal with a san diego- based investor to sell its headquarters building in downtown san diego. west core properties agreed to buy the 24-story building on broadway. the terms of the deal, that has not been disclosed. but analysts estimate that building may have sold for $90 million. a lease arrangement will allow clorox to keep the headquarters in the building. >>> it may be the most opulent gift card of all time. look at this. starbucks stainless steel gift card. they are announcing plans to open up 1500 new locations. that card cost $450. but it will be worth $400 in store credit. if will only be sold on gild.com. >>> there is a follow up to the parade crash in texas. four veterans died. of officials now say no charges are going to be -- officials now say no charges are going to be filed. he tried to cross the tracks but a prosecutor says he won't make any decisions until a final report is completed. the collision also injured 16 peopl
. >>> researchers in china found a way to create blood cells using urine. researchers hope to one day use the new technique to treat diseases such as alzheimer's and parkinson's. >>> san francisco renters could soon find out ahead of time if they will be living next door to smokers. san francisco's board of supervisors could soon require landlords to give potential tenants a list of apartments where smoking is allowed. a city committee approved a plan and the board is expected -- board is expected to vote on it next ban. >>> 7:23. where is the smartest city in north america? one website says san francisco is the second smartest city. san francisco has a lining entrepreneurial economy -- this rhining entrepreneur economy, the report says, but they say it is near colleges and universities. behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> 7:23. we want to check in with sal. see what's happening on the roads. sal? >> yeah. boston has harvard. >> right. >> let's take a look at what we have. it's cambridge, technically. but you know what i mean. southbound 880, we have slow traffic. we also have slo
tougher sanctions on north korea but without support from china, options could be limited. this is video from overnight of the celebrations in north korea after the successful rocket launch. many countries believe it is north korea's way of testing its long-range ballistic missile technology. of course, the united states is very concerned about north korea's weapons capabilities this year. robert gates said north korea was within five years of being able to strike the continental united states. the white house condemns the missil launch calling it a highly provocative act that could impact stability in the region. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> pope benedict really 16 is now part of the -- pope benedict is now part of the twitter nation. he already has more than 1 million followers who will read miss messages in english, arabic, polish and four other languages. >>> 8:16. pavi shankar has died at the age of 92. boy. he was good. he was known as the good father the world music. in fact -- known as the godfather of world music. in fact, the beatles gave him that name. he continued t
they had a best rollout over for an iphone in china and this is the first time that apple has given numbers for the iphones. >>> cisco has hired barkley's bank to sell its home router unit, according to bloomberg. cisco acquired the business for $500 billion. it's likely to sell for less. it plans to focus on software and technology businesses. >>> remember the 13-year-old girl? we told you about her last week. she wants the hasbro toy company to make an e.z. bank oven that's gender- friendly. she will meet with executives. she discovered that the oven comes only in purple and pink. that's when she went to buy one for her 4-year-old brother who likes to bake. she started a petition on change.org. now she's got 44,000 signatures an famous chefs supportinger -- and famous chefs supporting her. >>> grape growers need to replant a lot of their vineyards this year. the best grapes are actually european but that makes them susceptible to local pests and diseases. now, to prevent that, the growers wrap the ewe plans on to routes of northern plants. right now the nurseries can't meet the demand for
is at now? >> where is? >> we don't know. he's somewhere. he's moving very fast. he was in china a few hours ago. norad has partnered with the mapping service to show the stops around the world. >> and misspoke earlier. i said yahoo was the finance company of the year. it is actually yahoo voted the gap as the top finance company of the years. >>> let's check in with tara. >> that's right. in free -- fremont. this is at a housing development at mallory and peralta. it happened last night at 7:00. this tree landed on top of worse cars. crews have removed -- two cars. crews removed most of it. but it is taking extra time. if you have storm photos, tweet them to us at ktvu. at the bay bridge toll plaza, no traffic at all. it will probably look like this tomorrow. but the day after christmas not likely because of all of the sales. so be prepared. 280 at the 880 split, no delays. >>> we're try today. we'll be et -- we're dry today. we'll be wet tomorrow. we continue to watch minor flooding at the russian river. moderate take at guerneville. cresting a little bit. there's your extended forecast, w
with their three adult sons and adopted daughter from china. >> what do you want for christmas? >> pony. >> reporter: cindy bought the winning ticket late wednesday. >> it is surreal. it is like you are in the dream. >> reporter: this is the $293 million pre-tax reality for the hills who at times have been in and out of work the last couple of years. mark, his mechanic, did call his boss. >> he didn't believe me. i said no. about five minutes later, he called and said really. >> reporter: the family will create college funds, donate to charities. they never plan to stray too far from home. this is quite literally the white picketed fence neighborhood where the hills are from and despite the means to go anywhere in the world, they are from the community and they say this is where they plan to stay. a community of less than 500 that us out-of-towners have been calling dearborn. >> dearborn. >> reporter: missouri is definitely getting the last laugh. for nbc news, jay gray in dearborn, missouri. >> i love that family connection. >> it's a beautiful thing. mark and cindy, it's been far too
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